Visual Arts


  • CONGRATULATIONS to the TA RANCH as the official winners of the Platte Valley Arts Council’s 2nd HAY BALE SCULPTURE COMPETITION. The traveling trophy was presented by the Platte Valley Arts Council Board of Directors to TA's representatives Britt & Kaylin Kayda at an After Hours Social held November 9, 2018. (Stacy Crimmins, Mary Martin, Alyson Sneddon, Britt Kayda, Kaylin Kayda, Shannon Fagan & Judy Stepp) — with Stacy CrimminsMary MartinBunny GreeneShannon FaganJudy Stepp and Saratoga Sun.










  • The Platte Valley Festival of the Arts hosted a juried Fine Arts Show with notable regional artists: Guadalupe Barajas, Randy Nottingham, Joel JohnsonDon Dernovich, Chuck Weaver, Jerry PalenGary Keimig, Ron McDowell, Cecil Burnette, Lynette FranzenSam Thieves.  
  • Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibit “Barn Again”, local barn-themed art show and other related educational activities.
  • River Mural Project in which three public murals were created by Dawn Senior-Trask, Denise Patton-McGuire, and Judi Miller Morris.  The murals are located at the Saratoga Museum, the local mineral hot springs, and downtown Saratoga.
  • Slide presentation on artist Bill Gollings by Dr. Bill Ward, a pre-cursor to his acclaimed book.